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KQED Public Radio: Thursday, January 29, 2015

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Genetically Modified Mosquitos A British company expects to soon receive government permission to begin releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. It's part of an effort to control the spread of dengue fever and other diseases. Some residents are opposed but the company says trials conducted overseas have dramatically reduced the mosquito population.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials State of the Re:Union Travelogue: Vol. One -- The show presents a special collection of stories from the road. Host Al Letson and the producers reflect on the show and play some of their favorite stories mixed with unheard interviews. The program also hears a story about a road trip that completely shifted Al's life.
  • 3:00 am
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Palo Alto's Gunn High School Reels From Teen Suicides On Saturday, a senior at Gunn High School took his life near his home in Palo Alto. His suicide is the third at Gunn this school year, and the ninth since 2009. We talk about what may have contributed to the teens' deaths and what schools, medical professionals and the community at large can do to prevent further tragedy.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead Fifty years ago, the original members of the Grateful Dead stepped onstage for their first show at a Menlo Park pizza shop. It marked the birth of a band that would define the hippie culture of the 1960s and earn what many consider the most loyal fans of any rock band in history. In his new book, "No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead," author Peter Richardson examines the band's utopian ideals and lasting appeal.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Looking Ahead to the Super Bowl The controversy surrounding "deflategate" has overshadowed the fact that there is a big football game coming up on Sunday. The New England Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49. The show talks with sports analyst Mike Pesca.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway Restoring Antarctica's 100-Year-Old Photos Photographic negatives frozen in a block of ice for nearly a century have recently been discovered in Antarctica. A team of explorers just finished restoring the negatives, offering a never-before-seen view into what historians and conservators call the "Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration."
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jack Miles on Religion and Secularism Jack Miles joins the show to reflect on religion and secularism, after having edited the new Norton Anthology of World Religions. The anthology collects ancient primary texts from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. Miles is a former Jesuit seminarian and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "God: A Biography."
  • 2:00 pm
    World A Taste of Russia in Miami The show visits a store in Miami that sells canned goods and sweets imported from Russia. For some Cubans living in Miami, it's a taste of home. And it brings back good memories of Havana.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Business of Making Snow There's plenty of snow falling in the Northeast. But some ski resorts have to get snow made. The show looks at the business of making fake snow.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Business of Making Snow There's plenty of snow falling in the Northeast. But some ski resorts have to get snow made. The show looks at the business of making fake snow.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Jack Miles on Religion and Secularism Jack Miles joins the show to reflect on religion and secularism, after having edited the new Norton Anthology of World Religions. The anthology collects ancient primary texts from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. Miles is a former Jesuit seminarian and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "God: A Biography."
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials America Abroad Jordan on the Frontline: An International Town Hall -- Jordan is on the frontline of the Syrian war, and in the crosshairs of the international fight against the rising Islamic State. Yet for all the conflict in the region, Jordan itself has remained relatively stable. The show hears from audiences in Philadelphia and Amman, Jordan. And a team of experts discusses the issues Jordan faces today, including the Syrian refugee crisis and the rise of the Islamic State.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
  • 12:00 am
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